Author: Serena Valentino

Book Review: The Beast With..

Book Review: The Beast Within

If you don’t know the name Serena Valentino, well, that’s okay. She writes a series of graphic novels that I fell in love with in high school and have reread so many times, I can’t even remember. They are called GloomCookie and if you like fairy tales and graphic novels, you should check it out. The Beast Within is the second story she’s written based off of Disney’s version of a fairy tale – only from a different point of view. I own Fairest of All, which took Snow White from the wicked Queen’s point of view, good to pair […]

Posted August 8, 2014
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Book Review: Fairest of All

Book Review: Fairest of All

I bought this a while back because I absolutely love Serena Valentino, who writes the amazing graphic novels called Gloomcookie. When I saw she had written a novel, I had to get it. I really thought this was a bit unique. It used a lot of imagery from the movie as opposed to some of the original stories. Also, you saw the actual decline of the evil stepmother and why she became the monster she did. It's amazing to think what a bit of insecurity can really do to a person when put and prodded into a situation. It was […]

Posted March 24, 2011
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